Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes Advocates Day

I’m not sure where time has gone but it’s now been a couple of weeks since the first Diabetes Advocates Day held by Medtronic in partnership with Diabetes Australia. The day was filled with some exciting updates on diabetes technology. But what made the event worthwhile for me was the insightful, honest and interesting discussions around diabetes technology.

Disclosure: While Medtronic Diabetes offered to reimburse me for travel, I paid for my own transport costs (a nice drive) and parking for the day’s event. Continue reading “Diabetes Advocates Day”

Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

Being A Diabetes Advocate

Last night’s SBS Insight feature on “Beating Diabetes” in lieu with the promotion of a new book on a diet for people with type 2 diabetes sparked a massive debate online. And as with any thing around diabetes in the media, the stigma and blame-game was overwhelming.
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Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes and Food – A Fine Balance

Some nights ago, I ate an entire hot jam donut at the movies without feeling guilty and I was proud of myself.  Continue reading “Diabetes and Food – A Fine Balance”